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Drink driving – What you need to be aware of

February 29, 2016 10:00 am

The first thing to be aware when discussing drink driving is that everyone is different. While there are strict rules regarding the maximum amount that men and women can drink before driving, how someone’s reaction times are affected by any amount of alcohol can also vary. Therefore, one of the simplest bits of advice someone can offer is – simply don’t do it. The legal limit In England, Wales and Northern Ireland the level of alcohol allowed is limited to up to 35 micrograms per...
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Legal issues around child custody

February 22, 2016 10:00 am

One of the most important things that need to be decided in court is child custody. It is about ensuring that a child has the right environment and that they will be properly looked after. Of course, that can also be difficult in a divorce when deciding who has the means to best look after a child which is why it helps to be aware of the legal issues around child custody. Rights and responsibilities Essentially the two main responsibilities a parent has is a...
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Property Information Show

February 18, 2016 11:25 am

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Whiplash Claims – What you should know about the new rules

February 15, 2016 10:00 am

People often talk of “compensation culture” the idea that people are chasing claims for compensation. Of one particular concern is whiplash claims and this is why rules are being brought in to prevent bogus compensation claims. It is important to be aware of this as it affects anyone looking to claim compensation for a whiplash injury. The new rules One concern is that medical professionals were excessively charging for whiplash claim reports. Therefore the new rules have set the price at these reports to £180,...
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Why you should always read the terms and conditions

February 8, 2016 10:00 am

We’ve all done it – signed an agreement without fully realising what we were signed up for or gone onto a website without knowing what the terms and conditions are that we supposedly read. However, there are some reasons why you need to be aware of what you are signing up for. The problem Recent statistics have shown that only 7% of people have said they have fully read the terms and conditions before signing something while by contrast a fifth of people said they have...
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Congratulations to Gemma Bray

February 5, 2016 10:38 am

Larcomes LLP would like to say how proud we are of our very own Gemma Bray who qualifies as a solicitor today. Gemma graduated with in Law in 2011 from the University of Portsmouth and subsequently went on to complete the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Guildford in 2012. Before joining Larcomes in May 2014 as a Trainee Solicitor, Gemma worked within two Legal Services Departments within Local Authorities. Gemma is involved with assisting David Sumner in various commercial matters including;...
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